The LPN is about to give 100 mg Lopressor (metoprolol) to a patient. Before administering the drug, he takes the patient’s vitals, which are as follows:
Blood Pressure: 90/62
What action should the LPN take?
Administer the drug and report the findings to the RN on duty.
Hold the drug and report the findings to the RN on duty.
Give the patient double the dose and report the findings to the RN on duty.
Give the patient half the prescribed dose and report the findings to the RN on duty.
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